a new distributor just two minutes from my house! More like a crack dealer because now I am hooked!
Hmmmm, what to paint, what to paint!
As much as I liked the little details on the doors, I realized that they were plastic so I decided to remove them and prayed the wood underneath was in good condition. Luckily it was!
Now to the fun part! Paint!
Here is after two coats of the Duck Egg Blue Paint.
I then distressed it, sanded it a bit by hand and then added Minwax Clear Wax then Annie Sloan Dark Wax. The Dark Wax was tricky and I sure do need some practice on it! I felt like a true artist buffing my way through it until I got it just right!
Okay now it looks just right, just the bit of Rusticness I was looking for – rusty hinges and all!
That was the Rustic but let’s take a moment to look at the Glam.
I purchased some shiny glass knobs at Hobby Lobby to match my mercury glass lamps. I love them, don’t you?
I found the pretty metal details at Hobby Lobby and think they are the perfect embellishment for the doors.
Let’s not forget about the inside!
I didn’t distress or wax it as much as I did on the outside but I dressed up the drawer a bit with some Mod-Podge,Scrapbook Paper and a little Glass Knob to match the others.
Oh boy, I am getting excited about this transformation!
And here are a few more Glam Shots for you!
I am no expert but I think I did pretty good at my first attempt at Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.
I love this piece so much, I really do
it even matches my bedroom! but I have been very blessed by this little piece of furniture and the people of the little church that gave it to me that I decided to donate it back to them. They have become my new friends and I have enjoyed getting to know them since acquiring this piece.
I sure hope they like it. Do you think they will believe it’s the same cabinet?
And speaking of New Friends…
Karen from Redouxinteriors saved this chair from certain trash death. This chair got a major makeover. It was horrible and stained, but guess what, you can spray paint leather! Check out the post to see how.
Stay tuned!! Each week we will bringing you more inspiring DIY’s, Upcycles and Curbside Rescues to inspire you.
8 thoughts on “Rustic Glam Cabinet and Some New Friends!”
Tami your dresser looks awesome! I love that it was a throw away from an old church. Those are the best pieces!
Tami, you are amazing! What a beautiful transformation. Love, love the dresser and the details on it are perfect. Enjoy your weekend. Maria
WOW – absolutely gorgeous Tami !!!
I've been using ASCP for a couple of years now – was hooked from the first day also – CRACK house LMAO !!!
This is gorgeous! You did a great job, and good on you for donating it back to the church, I'm sure they are amazed. I saw it on Redoux Interiors. See you later, I need to poke around your blog for a bit and see what other wonderful things you have done!
How can you not fall in love with that piece. It's beautiful and I can't not wait to see what the people at the church is going to say when you hand it back to them. They are going to love it. I know I do. Got to love those free pieces. : )